How many strings does a fiddle have?

Answer Fiddles have four steel strings; violins may have only the smallest "E" string in steel, and some fiddlers modify their bridges. Beyond that, the only difference between a fiddle and a violin is th... Read More »

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How to Change the Strings on a Violin or Fiddle?

Maybe you've broken a string; maybe your old strings just aren't sounding right; for whatever reason, you need to change the strings on your violin or fiddle. There is a right way to do this.

What is a fiddle?

The fiddle generally refers to any bowed or stringed instrument, though most often describes a violin. As a term, the fiddle is most often used to describe the violin when played in folk, country a... Read More »

Where did the fiddle come from?

The exact date of the creation of the first fiddle is unknown. The instrument evolved over time from other stringed instruments. The earliest fiddles known to have existed came from Italy in the 16... Read More »

Who invented the first fiddle?

The fiddle, or violin, combines features of other instruments such as the rebec, Lira de braccio and the renaissance vielle. It was first developed in the early 1500s by Andrea Amati.Source:The Vio... Read More »